what happened to empty? (soLs)
The last line of my slice from yesterday referred to an empty day today. Huh. It didn’t quite play out that way.
- Lunch out (Karianne’s treat!).
- A long walk (and a little jog).
- Baseball as a family in the front yard.
- A visit to my parents.
- Dinner (baked potatoes with toppings and fresh fruit).
- Youth group for Andy and Karianne, bedtime routine for the kids.
- Transferring my files to a brand new computer.
What’s that? Yes, indeed! I did say a brand new computer.
Getting a new computer is a little like moving into a new house. It’s exciting, but it takes time to get everything just the way you like it. The files have to move. The typing speed is a little slower until getting accustomed to the keyboard. The mouse pad has its own quirks.
My old computer was a good friend. I didn’t really want to make the switch, but it was too heavy. I carry my computer with me everyday. My job isn’t one where I stay in a single school the entire day. Nope, I’m in and out, in and out. Tomorrow I’ll be in four different schools, then attend a meeting in another district, then go to another school to lead a Title I parent night.That’s 12 trips in and out — 14 if you count in and out of my house! All of that in and out with my computer has led to a few issues with my arms and legs — mainly the loss of feeling in the extremities. Yikes!
So my new friend is
a little a lot lighter. 2.8 pounds. I’m not even going to venture into the way that makes my head spin. All I need to work and write and document and connect is in 2.8 pounds. Wow!
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